• 2018 May 10 12:55

    Loading at Rosterminalugol in 4M’18 grew by 2.8% to 7.05 million tonnes (photo)

    Rosterminalugol JSC, the largest dedicated coal port in the European part of Russia, a company of Port Management Company LLC, Russia’s largest coal port holding, says it handled 7.05 million tonnes of coal in January-April 2018 (+2.8%, year-on-year). 

    Amid challenging ice conditions the terminal handled 71 vessels with average daily handling totaling 70,700 tonnes (up 13.7%  vs 62,200 tonnes in QI’2017). 

    In the first quality of the year, coal unloading at the terminal totaled 5.3 million tonnes (74,476 railcars), up 6% year-on-year (+5.0 mln t vs 70,107 railcars in QI’2017).

    In the reporting period, unloading of railcars grew by 6% to 104,428 units, or 7.46 million tonnes of coal (vs 98,378 railcars, or 7.03 million tonnes of coal in the same period of 2017).

    In April 2018, Rosterminalugol shipped 2.04 million tonnes of export coal (+ 4.6%, year-on-year). Unloading totaled 2.15 million tonnes (+7%, year-on-year) with maximum daily unloading  reaching 1,211 railcars. In April, 10,900 railcars were unloaded directly to the ships without involving coal storage facilities. 

    “It is a record high result registered by the company. The previous one was registered in May 2017 with direct unloading of 7,381 railcars”, says the statement.

    Rosterminalugol JSC (port Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) is the largest dedicated coal terminal in the North-West region of Russia. The terminal built with the application of the innovative technologies is intended to supply Russian coal produced in Kuzbass and other coal fields to the customers in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. The terminal was founded in 1996 under the programme on establishment of a commercial seaport in Ust-Luga. Phase II of the port – automated transshipment facility – was put into operation in 2006 in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In 2016, Rosterminalugol entered the holding run by Port Management Company LLC.

    In 2017, coal throughput of Rosterminalugol grew by 38%, year-on-year, to a record high of 25 million tonnes (over 60% of coal exports through the ports of Russia’s Baltic Basin). In 2016, Port Management Company LLC launched the project the terminal expansion and modernization. In the recent five years the terminal exported 80 million tonnes of coal, which is an absolute record among the ports of Russia’s North-West region. On 24 June 2017, the coal port handled its largest bulk carrier ever – Navios Pollux (Capesize, DWT – 180,000 tonnes, LOA - 282 m, Beam – 45 m).

    The coal port three-phased development and expansion project ensures a complete cycle of operations including automatic unloading, treatment and magnetic cleaning, storage and loading onto seagoing ships including Panamax and Capsize bulk cargo carriers, customs and shipping paperwork. Environmental safety at the port is ensured by state-of-the-art dust suppression and storm water control systems. In 2016, Rosterminalugol celebrated its 20th anniversary.

    In terms of application of digital and computer technologies, Rosterminalugol is the leader in the port industry. Automation of processes at the port exceeds 98%. 

    Port Management Company LLC founded in 2008. is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East (Vostochny Port JSC, Wrangel  Bay, Primorsky Territory). In 2017, total coal throughput of the holding's stevedoring companies reached 48.2 million tonnes, which is more than one third of all seaborne coal exports from Russia. The commodity is exported to more than 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. By 2019, according to PMC' estimates the total annual coal throughput across marine coal terminals will increase to 56.5 million tonnes.

    Dedicated coal ports of the holding, Vostochny Port and Rosterminalugol, are fitted with the cutting-edge equipment for closed transshipment of coal.

    A specific feature of the holding’s activities is the search and introduction of the best technologies available to increase coal transshipment and improve environmental safety. The ports boast the world’s best equipment, unique import substitution technologies and self-engineered products.




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